As Congress pursues its latest investigation of Hillary Rodham Clinton's missing emails and the role they may have played in the security lapses in the terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, not every Republican is delighted by the prospect of dragging her to Capitol Hill for a skewering.
What Ed Miliband lacks in charisma, he is attempting to make up for in polemic. Tragically for the UK’s future, this represents an ‘Americanization‘ of British electoral politics. In all likelihood, its… Continue reading The post Miliband’s position on Libya is deeply hypocritical appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
For many migrants, the ocean is the last leg of their trip to Europe, a harrowing journey across treacherous borders.
CATANIA, Italy (Reuters) - European efforts to save the lives of migrants drowning in the Mediterranean must involve search and rescue operations near the shores of Libya, Amnesty International said on Saturday as hundreds more people arrived in Italy from North Africa.
TUNIS (Reuters) - The Tunisian man accused of piloting a migrant boat that sank off Libya, killing more than 700 people, is himself a migrant who was forced at gunpoint to captain the ship because of his experience as a fisherman, his brother said on Saturday.
A new European Union policy on migration is now in place, but the turmoil in Libya makes it difficult to enforce.
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As I read the headlines about the 700 people who were on the capsized boat off the coast of Libya - most of whom perished - and of the almost one million people teaming on the northern shores of Africa in search of a way to cross over to Europe, [...]
British and German warships made ready to sail for waters off Libya as Europe ramped up rescue operations in the Mediterranean after up to 900 desperate migrants
If politicians were judged on the quality of their record, Libya would be a major problem for Clinton.
BRUSSELS/SKOPJE (Reuters) - British and German warships made ready to sail for waters off Libya as Europe ramped up rescue operations in the Mediterranean after up to 900 desperate migrants drowned last weekend on a boat heading for Italy.
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's border agency Frontex is to send its ships further into the Mediterranean Sea in response to a deadly exodus of migrants leaving Libya. EU migration spokeswoman Natasha Bertaud said Friday that the...Show More Summary
Supporting intervention in Libya was Miliband at his most Blair-like in the worst possible way.
At least 50 Malians from the impoverished region of Kayes were among up to 900 migrants who drowned trying to cross from Libya to Europe this weekend, the government said on Friday.
British opposition leader Ed Miliband has accused UK Prime Minister David Cameron of being partially responsible for the deaths of asylum seekers crossing the Mediterranean from Libya, following his failure to implement an effective post-conflict strategy in the country.
Four days after up to 900 desperate people drowned trying to reach Europe from Libya, EU leaders agreed on Thursday to triple its naval search mission in the Mediterranean, restoring its funding to last year's level. Critics called it...Show More Summary
With less than two weeks until polling day, it’s nice to see that Ed Miliband has discovered foreign policy as an important issue worth discussing. The Labour leader will attack… Continue reading The post Ed Miliband thinks Libya’s failure is so obvious he’s barely mentioned it until now appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
CATANIA, Italy (Reuters) - The presumed captain of a migrant boat that sank off Libya with the loss of more than 700 lives appeared before an Italian judge on Friday after prosecutors asked that he be charged with homicide and people-trafficking.
Good morning! Here are 5 of the most important things you need to hear about the General Election 2015 today. 1. Labour leader Ed Miliband is set to say today that the deaths of 800 migrants whose boat sank off the coast of Libya on Sunday "could have been anticipated [and] should have been avoided". Show More Summary